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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001154.txt from 1997/09

Subj: Re: Re: More questions
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 1997 22:29:01 -0400

In a message dated 9/25/97 10:01:41 PM, you wrote:

<<>I'm trying to find out all of the works that B. Goodman commissioned. Off
>the top of my head, I have the Poulenc Sonata, Bartok Contrasts, and
>Concertos by Copland, Hindemith and Milhaud. Any others?

I have a CD with Benny Goodman performing and composers conducting concertos.
This recording was formerly release on vinal disk called "Meeting at the
Summit" The CD adds the famous recording of Bartok Contrasts with Bartok at
the piano and Joseph Zigetti playing violin.

The other works on the recording are: Bernstein Prelude Fugue and Riffs,
Stravinsky Ebony Concerto, Copland Concerto, Morton Gould Derivations for
Band. This is not to say that they were all commissioned by Benny. I know
the Stravinsky was commissioned by Woody Herman.

I didn't know that Benny commissioned the Poulenc Sonata.

Tom Labadorf
Clarinetist, U. S. Coast Guard Band
Adjunct Instructor, Connecticut College, New London CT

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